“Love, Loss, and What I Wore” is more than just plain Witty, it’s damn Funny

May 17, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Have you ever looked at your life via your clothes?  Now, I’m speaking about this from a female perspective.  Throughout our lives, starting when we were very young, we have memories associated with our clothes.  [...]

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Nightmare Alley at the Geffen Playhouse

May 02, 2010 by Tom Jones

If you’ve always felt a few butterflies when attending a new play, you wouldn’t be alone.
But I’m talking about the audience, and not the actors! Last week was both my first time at [...]

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Bret Easton Ellis at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Apr 28, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

Every year, the LA Times teams up with UCLA for the annual Festival of Books.  I did attend this during my Junior year of high school at the prompting of my English teacher (and the [...]

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UCLA Students help beautify Westwood Village

Apr 18, 2010

Yesterday while in Westwood Village, I saw a group of UCLA students painting defaced bike racks, cleaning up sidewalks, removing old Christmas lights, planting flowers, and many other civic duties one wouldn’t usually associate with [...]

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Sunday afternoon at the LA Times Festival of Books

May 03, 2009

Last Sunday, I went to the 14th Annual LA Times Festival of Books.
I’ve been looking forward to attending this event nonetheless; but ever since my friend Frank, a long time LA resident, told me [...]

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The Ocean is My Mom

Apr 26, 2009

El océano es mi mamá
Le digo –asústame!- y cuando estoy caminando
Me avienta unas olas que me lastiman y unos
Tiburoncitos chiquitos.
Le digo hazme guapo y me viste con conchas,
alga marinas, estrellas de mar, y perlas [...]

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Walking to the Fowler

Feb 09, 2009

Yesterday afternoon I traveled locally to the Fowler Museum, which is located in the heart of the UCLA campus.
What a treat!
As the first in my series of free museum days, the Fowler was a [...]

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The Treasured Sculpture Garden Gem at UCLA

Jan 27, 2009

Hidden in the back of UCLA’s beautiful campus is a little known, but highly relaxing area known as the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, which was dedicated in 1967, after the first acquisitions were installed.
The [...]

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A Study in Black and White

Jan 17, 2009

I love black and white photographs. The contrasts between the colors and the shades of grey draw me into the lair of the subject. As a matter of fact, the winner of the Digital Photography [...]

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Can you relax at UCLA?

Jan 13, 2009

Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Los Angeles (80º and sunny), so in the afternoon, I hopped on my bike and rode to the UCLA campus. Although I had passed by this garden a [...]

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